As part of the Foundation’s commitment to putting community first, each Sunday Brent residents are invited to Bridgestone Arena to take part in a host of activities.
Over the last few months JRF have held a range of Community Sundays to cater for individuals and groups of different ages from the Brent neighbourhood.
These events have included international football tournaments which have seen Algerian, Brazilian, Somalian, and Indian communities join forces, a Women’s football tournament where the Brazilians took the title, and more recently a T10 Cricket match hosted by local company, Bakkover Foods.
In September the Stonebridge Originals enjoyed a day of family fun with refreshments and music, another Community Sunday saw local elders come together to meet friends and neighbours, and take part in a range of activities, and the theme of a summer event was a Festival of Sport, where families could take part in a range of sporting activities in the open air.
The purpose of JRF’s Community Sunday events is to encourage individuals and groups of residents to come together and enjoy the activities on offer.
Martene Carroll, Business Development Manager for the Foundation commented; “We know, from the community outreach work we have done over the last year, there are many people of all different ages and situations, who feel isolated and lonely. By hosting these Community Sundays, we are offering everyone across Brent the chance to come together and take part in some fun activities, but most importantly, to meet neighbours and hopefully, make new friends. Our aim through these events, is to help residents feel more connected to their community.”
Martene added, “We encourage anyone who wants to come along to future events to follow us on social media #JasonRobertsFdn where we promote upcoming activities.”